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26 min ago | Examiner.com
Two River Theater , under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the cast and creative team for its production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's Camelot , directed by David Lee with music direction and orchestrations by Steve Orich and choreography by Mark Esposito . The production will run November 15-December 14, 2014, with the opening night on Friday, November 21 at 8pm.
4 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta
IN LOVE: Kelly Chapin Schmidt and Edward McCreary in Serenbe Playhouse's outdoor production of Oklahoma! , which was honored with 11 nominations. The Suzi Bass Awards , Inc. has released the list of nominees for the 2013-2014 Atlanta professional theatrical season, honoring outstanding work in the city's professional theaters in 29 categories.
8 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal
Police in Beijing have formally arrested the son of Hong Kong martial arts film star Jackie Chan on suspicion of allowing other people to consume drugs, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of three years' imprisonment, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Dongcheng District prosecutor's office said it had given approval for the formal arrest of actor Jaycee Chan following a request from police a week earlier.
In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo, a reputed member of the Los Solidos street gang shows his tattoo to police in Hartford, Conn.
Today is Tuesday, September 16, the 259th day of 2014. There are 106 days left in the year.
Instead of a groundbreaking, the Cincinnati Landmark Theater held a curtain raising, to highlight the work on their new Incline Theater, because construction is already underway. Workers are building a 220-seat theater, and a multi-level parking garage at Matson and West 8th.
The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack. The lawsuit alleges it was illegal and negligent to sell the gear to James Holmes, who is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in the July 20, 2012, attack.
When the San Jose Repertory Theatre went under earlier this year, it left the regional theater community in dismay. Members of that community included the "Rep's" award-winning artistic director, Rick Lombardo.
Buzz Cut: a Obama's embrace of 'theater' on ISIS helps struggling Dems a Baier Tracks: Long week a First in Fox News First: NRCC ramps up with six new spots a Joe Biden and a busload of nuns a Of hogs and serenity OBAMA'S EMBRACE OF 'THEATER' ON ISIS HELPS STRUGGLING DEMS President Obama and Democrats hit the panic button two weeks ago as voters expressed deepening despair over Obama's foreign policy and the makings of a terrible tide in November were taking shape. The president acknowledged having failed at " the theater " of presidential leadership and, after a fashion, turned to new, more dramatic language about his incremental escalation of the effort to contain Islamist militants who keep beheading Westerners in their captivity.
It looks like the premiere of the major motion picture "Gone Girl" will happen in Missouri before most of the rest of the country gets to see it. The Southeast Missourian reports that the movie starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike premieres nationwide on Oct. 3. But theater officials in Cape Girardeau expect it to premiere there a day earlier, on Oct. 2. Part of the movie was filmed in Cape Girardeau.
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence will sue the online gun dealers who sold weapons to Aurora Theater shooter James Holmes, according to a a local news report. "The lawsuit alleges that the websites negligently supplied Holmes with the arsenal he used to kill 12 people and wound at least 58 others by failing to use any screening mechanism to determine his identity or intent for the products," the Brady Center said in a press release.
The owners unveiled the results of a two-month-long renovation last week, showing off a facelift that has the city's first theater looking more retro than the day it opened. "I'm real excited about the renovations and the look it's brought to downtown," said owner Rhonda Meadows.
The El Gallo taco truck parked smack in front of the entrance to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Thomas Theatre Friday morning was the first sign that something out of the ordinary was going on. Inside, a panel of theater experts agreed that in a changing America, increasing diversity is already a given.
The off-Broadway adaptation of AMERICAN PSYCHO has hit a roadblock after the show's commercial backers pulled out of the musical. The Second Stage Theater production was slated to debut next year , but bosses at the the company have since opted not to move forward with the production.
Like many people, when Daniel Castellanos graduated J.P. McCaskey High School in 2013, he wanted to go to college. But Castellanos said he didn't want to go there because he didn't feel he'd be improving himself, he said.
Magic One of the most iconic and oft-revived plays of all time, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE has been entertaining audiences around the world for nearly 70 years, thereby proving the timelessness of the tale and the prescient nature of the eloquent, evocative poetry populating the Tennessee Williams text. Without a doubt, audiences from the very start have warmed to the abundant charms of the passionate, complex story of a Southern belle on the verge of a nervous breakdown, her compassionate sister and the imposing, magnetic brute who enraptures them both.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:31 pm
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